# NASA Wavelength Resources Collection

NASA Wavelength is a collection of resources that incorporate NASA content and have been subject to peer review. You can search this collection using key words and/or the drop down menus to pinpoint resources to use with your audience of learners.
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## GLOBE Contrail Chart

This identification chart is a basic guide to observing contrails. It shows examples of the three types of contrails: short-lived, persistent, and persistent spreading. The chart is intended for use by students participating in the GLOBE program.

## Chandra 101: Overview for Teachers and Students

This website provides basic information about x-rays and the Chandra X-Ray Observatory.

## It's Raining Cats and Dogs

This article describes key aspects of the nature of science by comparing the reactions to a sensational story between scientists and non-scientists.

## A Quick Trip to Mars

Using Google Earth/Mars and the recommended reading, students will compare and contrast Earth and Mars using graphic organizers. Includes background, separate student pages, and extensions.

## Cosmic Times

This series of curriculum support materials explores how our understanding of the nature of the universe has changed during the past 100 years.

## Number Theory and Fractions

This is a set of one-page problems about the sizes of moons in the solar system. Learners will use fractions to compare the sizes and distances of Jupiter's moons.

## Studying Ocean Plankton from Space

In this problem set, learners will use an image of satellite-acquired ocean color data to answer a series of questions about the concentration of phytoplankton in certain areas. Answer key is provided. this is part of Earth Math: A Brief Mathematical Guide to Earth Science and Climate Change.

## Camilla Space Weather Project Forecast

This is an activity about forecasting space weather.

## Hurricanes and Hot Towers with TRMM

In this lesson, students will think about their experiences with hurricanes and severe storms, and then learn the basics of what causes hurricanes to form.

## Just Right: The Goldilocks Effect

In this introductory activity, students learn about perspective, range and resolution and explain how the optimal viewing zone varies with what it is they want to know.